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Coronavirus statistical update: localised test and trace still proving problematic

Despite the deficiencies in data provision shown up by the Leicester outbreak, and government promises to remedy the situation, reports are still indicating that the NHS Test & Trace system is not working as well as it needs to on the ground. Research and graphics by Russell Hall, text by Nick Terdre.

Posted 13:16 Friday, Jul 24, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: coronavirus Matt Hancock Nick Terdre Russell Hall test-and-trace

Coronavirus statistical update: Hastings – Covid coldspot

Ever since HOT’s statistical reports on the coronavirus began, it has been clear that Hastings has been relatively little affected, both in number of cases and deaths. There is no explanation for this remarkable fact yet, though investigations are under way. Research and graphics by Russell Hall, text by Nick Terdre.

Posted 21:54 Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: coronavirus Hastings Nick Terdre Russell Hall statistics

Covid Spring, Hastings 2020

As the nation begins to ease out of strict lockdown, Marybeth Haas reflects in images on the juxtaposition of the pandemic forcing our habits to change alongside the unstoppable unfolding of Spring. She sees the pandemic as an opportunity for people to reflect, question and to allow more of their own true nature to come to the forefront, to reassess priorities and to  choose healthier ways of being.

Posted 16:47 Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: coronavirus covid-19 global pandemic Hastings in lockdown Mary Beth Haas Marybeth Haas mb haas social distancing Spring

Coronavirus statistical update: Have the five tests been met?

Further easing of the lockdown which the government introduced today is running into opposition from within the expert circles on which it claims its policy-making is based. To what extent do the latest statistics show that the five tests put forward by prime minister Boris Johnson for deciding that restrictions can be eased are being met? Nick Terdre takes a look.

Posted 16:39 Tuesday, Jun 2, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: Boris Johnson coronavirus Nick Terdre

Coronavirus statistical update: Numbers falling but R value needs to be reduced

While key parameters, including number of new cases and deaths, continue to show improvement, the reproduction rate, or R value, is not favourable for a move to a more relaxed alert level. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 10:06 Sunday, May 24, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: coronavirus Nick Terdre statistics

Coronavirus statistical update: UK heads the death toll in Europe but East Sussex numbers remain low

As the coronavirus works its way towards peak effect, HOT is providing a regular update of the statistics for our region and the country provided by the public health authorities and other official sources. Latest figures show that the UK now has the highest death toll in Europe, though East Sussex, in both number of cases and deaths, remains relatively unscathed.

Posted 21:35 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: coronavirus Nick Terdre Russell Hall

Coronavirus statistical update: UK heads towards highest death toll in Europe

As the coronavirus works its way towards peak effect, HOT is providing a regular update of the statistics for our region and the country provided by the public health authorities and other official sources. Latest figures show that the UK is heading towards the highest death toll in Europe.

Posted 21:42 Friday, May 1, 2020 In: Covid-19 Tags: coronavirus covid-19-archive Nick Terdre Russell Hall statistics

Despite government grants, HBC is still under the cosh

The government this week announced a second tranche of funding worth £1.6 billion to help councils cope with the extra costs caused by the coronavirus. Hastings Borough Council says the allocation is well below what it really needs. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 16:59 In: Local Government Tags: business rates coronavirus HBC Kim Forward Nick Terdre Peter Chowney Robert Jenrick
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